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Francis Ford Coppola
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Date of Birth: Apr 7, 1939

Country: USA

Biography: A director, composer and writer who is, luckily enough, more well known for his massive box office successes rather than his numerous failures. His landmark films, including The Godfather Trilogy, Patton and Apocalypse Now, have won Mr. Coppola a mountain of money, as well as 5 Oscars.

Total Titles at Criticker: 51 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (31) | Writer (25) | Actor (14)
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Spielberg (2017)
Spielberg (2017) - TV Movie
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg. (imdb)
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Five Came Back (2017)
Filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Lawrence Kasdan discuss the impact of cinema during World War II.
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Seduced and Abandoned (2013)
An exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival, cinema art, money, glamor and death. (imdb)
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Trespassing Bergman (2013)
In the mid 1960s Swedish director Ingmar Bergman built a house on the remote island of Fårö. Throughout his life, the exact location of the house was a well-guarded secret. Here Bergman lived and shot some of his seminal films until his death in 2007. In TRESPASSING BERGMAN the audience is taken to the house together with directors such as Alejandro González Iñárritu, Claire Denis, Michael Haneke and others, to tell the story of Bergman, his island and some of his most central films. (ffm-montreal.org)
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Milius (2013)
A look at the life of filmmaker,John Milius. (imdb)
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Twixt (2011)
A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her connection to the murder in the town, but is grateful for the story being handed to him. Ultimately he is led to the truth of the story, surprised to find that the ending has more to do with his own life than he could ever have anticipated. (imdb)
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Hollywood
Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors. (imdb)
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Tetro (2009)
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, a timid professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life. (imdb)
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Fog City Mavericks (2007)
A look at the careers of famous San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers, specifically those of Francis Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, and George Lucas.
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A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (2004)
The story about the beginnings of Francis Ford Coppola's production company American Zoetrope and it's try to change the Hollywood system.
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A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
For American cinema, the 1970s was an era during which a new generation of filmmakers created work for a new kind of audience. In this documentary, pioneering writers, directors and actors talk about the times, their films and their colleagues. (IFC Films)
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Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)
Based on Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness, this is a controversial addition to the multitude of Vietnam war movies in existence. Set in 1969 Vietnam, we follow U.S. Special Forces Captain Willard on his mission up a river into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe. (imdb)
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Supernova (2000)
Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century.
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The Making Of
This is a very informative documentary that features many interviews and other footage of the cast and crew for the film American Graffiti (1973). Any true fan of the film should be thrilled with what is offered to watch here. This clocks in at 78 minutes, more than enough time to explain many aspects of the film, from Lucas' first conception to it's theatrical release. (imdb)
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The Rainmaker (1997)
An adaptation of John Grisham's novel about an idealistic young attorney who takes on the case of a lifetime.
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Jack (1996)
Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man. (imdb)
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A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
Despite its nearly four-hour running time, this is a uniquely personal look at movies from one of the late 20th century's great directors and film historians... (imdb)
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The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. (imdb)
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Dracula (1992)
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiance and inflict havoc in the foreign land (imdb)
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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director. (imdb)
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The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990)
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast... (imdb)
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The Godfather: Part III (1990)
In this third film in the epic Corleone trilogy, Al Pacino reprises the role of powerful family leader Michael Corleone. Now in his 60's, Michael is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor. That successor could be fiery Vincent (Garcia)... but he may also be the spark that turns Michael's hope of business legitimacy into an inferno of mob violence.
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New York Stories (1989)
Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant (imdb)
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a grandiose schemer with a new dream, to produce the best cars ever made. With the assistance of Abe Karatz and some impressive salesmanship on his own part, he obtains funding and begins to build his factory. The whole movie also has many parallels with director Coppola's own efforts to build a new movie studio of his own. (imdb)
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Gardens of Stone (1987)
A touching, insightful look at stateside military life during the Vietnam War at Ft. Meyer and Arlington National Cemetery (the Garden). A veteran sergeant takes a young soldier under his wing and tries to prepare his men for the deadly environment of war. (imdb)
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Captain EO (1986)
Captain EO (1986) - Short Film
Captain Eo and his rugged crew set out on a mission to deliver a special gift to a wicked queen who lives on a dark, desolate world. Getting there is half the fun, especially when the good captain starts boogying and the special effects start flying. (imdb)
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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school. (imdb)
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Reverse Angle: Ein Brief aus New York (1985)
1982. West Germany. "Reverse Angle was my first diary film. It is about 'new wave music' (among others, Jim Jarmusch's Del-Byzanteens), about straying in New York, about the editing process of Hammett in the presence of Francis Ford Coppola, about a novel by Emmanuel Bove, and about Edward Hopper. And somehow, the whole thing was a reflection about filmmaking in Europe and America" (Wenders). In German, English; English subtitles. 17 min. (Wim Wenders)
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The Cotton Club (1984)
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous. (imdb)
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Rumble Fish (1983)
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on. (imdb)
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The Outsiders (1983)
When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. (imdb)
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Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to produce high-quality classic entertainment that children would enjoy. Shelley Duvall hosts this program featuring some of the best-known in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories.
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One from the Heart (1982)
Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful... (imdb)
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
We follow Captain Willard on his mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe (imdb)
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The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977)
The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added. (imdb)
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The sequel to "The Godfather" continues the saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family. Coppola tells two stories in Part II: the roots and rise of a young Don Vito, played with uncanny ability by Robert De Niro, and the ascension of Michael (Al Pacino) as the new Don. (Paramount)
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. (imdb)
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The Conversation (1974)
A paranoid and personally-secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered.
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The Way We Were (1973)
Two disparate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart. (imdb)
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The Godfather (1972)
Francis Ford Coppola's epic features Marlon Brando in his Oscar-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged... (Paramount Pictures)
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Patton (1970)
"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination. Faults which would, eventually, lead to his being relieved as Occupation Commander of Germany. (imdb)
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The Rain People (1969)
Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics and leaves home to see if she might just possibly have made something different out of herself; if she can manage to unshackle her grocery list worth of responsibilities that add up to a life with a husband she loves... (imdb)
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Finian
A mysterious Irishman, Finian, and his beautiful daughter Sharon arrive one day in a small Southern town of sharecroppers... (imdb)
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You
Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. Her name is Barbara Darling, an inscrutable go-go dancer... (imdb)
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This Property Is Condemned (1966)
A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge (http://imdb/title/tt0061089/plotsummary)
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Is Paris Burning? (1966)
The true story of the departure of the German occupiers from Paris in 1944. (imdb)
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Loosly based on H.P. Lovecraft's short story "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward", this fright flick opens with a warlock(Vincent Price)placing a curse on a group of villagers about to burn him at the stake. Generations later, the warlock's descendent(also Vincent Price)returns to the village to pick up where his ancestor left off. (IMDb)
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The Terror (1963)
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the Baron to suicide. (imdb)
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Dementia 13 (1963)
John Haloran has a fatal heart attack, but his wife Louise won't get any of the inheritance when Lady Haloran dies if John is dead... (imdb)
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Battle Beyond the Sun (1960)
Two countries race to have the first successful landing on Mars. (imdb)
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